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GEOG 455. Urban Site Development

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Subdivision design, subdivision requirements and constraints. Government regulations, public hearings, and project management. The plat and subdivision plan. Related calculations and software.
Prerequisites: GEOG 335
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: This course is offered on campus and online. Online course information is available at Proctored test requirement.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Hypothesize various remedial methods for challenges that occur within the site development process.
2. Investigate the steps involved in obtaining information in storm water management and erosion control.
3. Summarize the steps involved in dealing with other professionals in areas that might include the design of suburban infrastructure components (e.g. sewer lines, roads, and storm drains).
4. Analyze the role of the surveyor in the development process and apply the use of surveying in platting and land development.
5. Design various survey observing methods, techniques, and logistics with regards to the application of site development.

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